The site called Kooyaame Kundeeqa was chosen due to the lack of standing water, an abundance of groundwater and the availablity of farmland in the interior.
A tarmac road directly leading to Kismayo is now in the planning phase
Kooyaame Kundeeqa in 2009
Kooyaame Kundeeqa 2014 Becomes a deegan under Jubaland Adminstration. Ahmed Madoobe named a mayor for the town in April 2014